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The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)
3.82
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup

I read this book for the Pick-For-Me challenge between Ren and myself. I don’t even know where to start. There...more
Mar 11, 2014
Jul 13, 2013
 
Murder Most Unladylike (Wells and Wong, #1)
4.37
Originally reviewed at Words in a Teacup.

Joint review with my co-blogger Ren.

Like the tagline says: There's been a rather shocking murder at Deepdean

...more
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
 
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
3.78
The book wasn’t entirely my cup of tea. I didn’t dislike it and I did finish it after all, but that was mostly because I was hoping there really would...more
Nov 23, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
 
Me, Myself and Why? (Cadence Jones, #1)
3.29
I'm super disappointed in the book. When I first found it, I was really excited to read it because the summary sounded interesting and addition of "A...more
Nov 10, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.11
Oh. Oh wow. This was... exquisite.

Now I judge myself for being so hesitant to read this book. I'm not even sure what put me off; I hadn't read the blu...more
Mar 11, 2013
Nov 13, 2012
 
United We Spy (Gallagher Girls, #6)
4.44
Originally reviewed at Words in a Teacup.

I discovered this series sometime in 2012 and I absolutely loved it. Boarding school! Epic friendship! Spies!...more
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
 
Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society, #2)
4.18
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup.

When Katarina Bishop is asked to steal the world's most famous gem -- the Cleopatra Emerald -- for a good cau...more
May 03, 2014
May 01, 2014
 
Six Months Later
3.85
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup

After nodding off in study hall on day in May, Chloe’s life is never going to be the same. For one thing, she...more
Feb 27, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
 
Heist Society (Heist Society, #1)
3.94
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup.

Katarina Bishop has been in the family business for 15 years when she decides to embark on the biggest con sh...more
Apr 24, 2014
Apr 22, 2014
 
The Worst Witch All At Sea (Worst Witch, #4)
3.88
I’m going to review two or three of the books at a time because they’re so short and sweet. Much like these reviews are going to be.

In the third volum...more
Feb 25, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
 
The Worst Witch Strikes Again (Worst Witch, #2)
3.89
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup

I’m going to review two or three of the books at a time because they’re so short and sweet. Much like these re...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup.

As an orphan Jane Eyre goes through many hardships during her childhood. When she leaves the boarding school...more
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
 
Troy: Last War of the Heroic Age
3.79
I received an ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

Ho hum. I grabbed this book because I felt oddly nostalgic about my Latin lessons in...more
not set
Mar 11, 2014
 
The Mad Scientist's Daughter
3.79
This book is unexpectedly good and I'm glad I chose it for my next read. Somehow it fits perfectly with my mood. I've been two seconds away from cryin...more
Aug 12, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
 
Just a Girl, Standing in Front of a Boy
4.20
Originally reviewed at Words in a Teacup.

Jenny Taylor, affectionately called Fanny, is 27 when her life gets turned upside down by the newest arrival...more
Apr 05, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
 
The (Im)Perfect Girlfriend (Sarah Sargeant, #2)
3.95
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup.

Sarah Sargeant, full-time actress and most-time waitress, has finally found the right man. Of course it has t...more
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
Perfect Scoundrels (Heist Society, #3)
4.31
Originally reviewed at Words in a Teacup.

Damn you, Ally Carter. You really need to stop writing books that keep me up until two in the morning on a wo...more
May 22, 2014
May 22, 2014
 
How I Live Now
3.60
I was pleasantly surprised by the book. The premise sounded interesting but I didn't think I'd read it in one go at 4 in the morning. I absolutely lov...more
May 26, 2012
May 26, 2012
 
Keeping the Castle
3.52
Originally reviewed at Words in a Teacup.

Soooo, Ren picked this book for me in the May Pick-For-Me (I feel like I always say that in PFM reviews, desp...more
May 15, 2014
May 14, 2014
 
Mind Games (Mind Games, #1)
3.68
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup.

Okay, so I was totally drawn in by the cover. (Literally nobody is surprised at this point.) On closer look I...more
May 11, 2014
Jul 13, 2013
 
Requiem (Delirium, #3)
3.74
Huh. Now that it's not 4am and I've slept a bit, I feel like the two stars that I gave are too generous. Man, half stars would be great. It wasn't sup...more
Jul 19, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
 
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
3.51
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup

It's 1863 and we're in Seattle. The Russians wanted a machine that could dig through the ice in order to get t...more
Feb 22, 2014
Mar 12, 2013
 
The Square Root of Murder (Sophie Knowles, #1)
3.49
(That's a terrible pun in the description and this is coming from a person who keeps making terrible puns herself.)

I read this book for May's Pick-For...more
May 14, 2014
Jul 13, 2013
 
Miss Fortune Cookie
3.48
Okay, so I won this book in a giveaway, so I cherish it anyway. Because yay, I won something. Not even going to lie, I entered the giveaway because of...more
Dec 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Someone Else's Fairytale (Someone Else's Fairytale #1)
3.74
First off, I got this book as part of the giveaway for Nobody's Damsel, the second book in the series, and I'm very grateful for that.

Now on to the re...more
Feb 26, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
 
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls
3.86
I have to admit that it took me two tries to read this book. I just couldn't get into it the first time around and didn't get far enough to even be cu...more
Feb 04, 2014
Jul 13, 2013
 
Strands of Bronze and Gold
3.53
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup.

TW: Contains mentions of rape and general creepiness of a skeevy father figure.

After the death of her father,...more
Apr 10, 2014
Aug 20, 2013
 
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
4.21
I'm sensing a theme in what I enjoy. Namely that I seem to be enjoying books intended for children a lot more than expected. Though of course that doe...more
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
 
The Archived (The Archived, #1)
4.05
Originally reviewed on Words in a Teacup


The Archive protects the past by way of keeping physical copies of the dead, called Histories. Mackenzie Bisho...more
Mar 07, 2014
Jul 13, 2013
 
A Spy in the House (The Agency, #1)
3.79
Originally reviewed at Words in a Teacup.

I'm not really sure what to say about this book, honestly. I've been meaning to write this review for, like,...more
Jun 06, 2014
Nov 21, 2012
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